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“I was so much confounded, that I could not speak; yet, finding he walked quietly on, I could not endure he should make his own interpretation of my silence; and therefore, as soon as I recovered from my surprise, I said ‘Indeed, my Lord, you are much mistaken,– Mr. 217 more words

Gondola & rain

Gondola x rain

Hello from Venice!

Gondola in the rain

Gosh was it ever raining

And by raining I mean pouring

Should I do it or not, I kept debating… 115 more words


Evelina and maturity today

“‘Bowing almost to the ground, with a sort of swing, and waving his hand with the greatest conceit, after a short and silly pause, he said, ‘Madam- may I presume?’ and stopt, offering to take my hand. 347 more words

Evelina in Awe

“About eight o’clock we went to the pantheon. I was extremely struck with the beauty of the building, which greatly surpassed whatever I could have expected or imagined.” (116) 200 more words


Young Love is Strange

“…I tremble lest he should mistake my indignation for confusion! – lest he should misconstrue my reserve into embarrassment! – for how, my dearest Sir, how shall I be able totally to divest myself of the respect with which I have been used to think of him?

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Evelina at the Opera

I found it really interesting the different ways Evelina experienced the opera when comparing her time with the Branghtons as opposed to the Mirvans. Despite Captain Mirvan being a dick while they were there, she greatly enjoyed the opera while enjoying it with the Mirvans, but she was disgusted and absolutely hated being there with the Branghtons. 112 more words


Evelina vs Moll Flanders

These two novels come from two different centuries and follow the life of opposite females as they grow up in the world.  There is one comical but weird occurrence that happens in both novels.  341 more words